Ole Schemion

GPI Stats: Jason Mercier turns 60!

GPI Stats: Jason Mercier turns 60!

The first player to ever be ranked #1 on the GPI continues to set the standard in the World Poker ...


September 04 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Schemion and Selbst fall down

GPI300: Schemion’s and Selbst’s great fall

Mercier still on top while a pair of former World #1’s continue to fall … VIEW FROM THE TOP Jason Mercier ...


July 29 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Shakeup at the top
Byron Kaverman

GPI300: Big moves inside the Top 10

Dan Smith survives a tumultuous week inside the Top 10 … VIEW FROM THE TOP One week after reaching at #1 ...


June 24 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Smith, Kenney on the move

GPI300: Smith seeks a return to #1

A former World #1 is back in the 4,000-point club … VIEW FROM THE TOP It’s the start of yet another ...


June 03 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Schemion and Seiver swap

GPI300: Schemion and Seiver switch spots as the WSOP kicks off

It’s that time of year again … the World Series of Poker is underway in Las Vegas … VIEW FROM THE ...


May 28 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Former #1's are charging

GPI300: Schemion, Smith shake things up at the top

A pair of former World #1’s are trying to push their way back to the top… VIEW FROM THE TOP ...


May 13 2015, by Eric Danis

#1's shining in Monte Carlo

Current, former World #1’s enjoying their time in Monte Carlo

World #1 Scott Seiver and several other former #1’s are trending in Monte Carlo… SEIVER, SCHEMION GOING DEEP As another ...


May 07 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Kanit enters lead group

GPI300: Kitai moves back to #2; Kanit makes Top 10 debut

Kitbul returns to a familiar position while a Global Poker Masters Champion hits the Top 10… VIEW FROM THE TOP ...


May 06 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Seiver stops the streak

Great Scott! Seiver stops the streak, new #1

There is a new #1 in the poker world… VIEW FROM THE TOP Don’t say we didn’t warn you! Ole Schemion (GPI#2, ...


April 29 2015, by Eric Danis

How Schemion beat the streak

Record Breaker: How Schemion “Beat the Streak”

Taking a closer look at how Ole Schemion made history on Wednesday… BEAT THE STREAK Ole Schemion (GPI#1) became the very first ...


April 23 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: One for the record books

GPI300: Ole Schemion makes history this week

One of the record books for Ole… VIEW FROM THE TOP Ole Schemion (GPI#1, =) has done it! The young German ...


April 22 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Kitai, Kenney move up

GPI300: Ole matches the record; Kitai, Kenney move up

Schemion matches Mercier and Smith and a pair of star players move up in the Top 10… VIEW FROM THE TOP ...


April 15 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Sweet Sixteen!

GPI300: Schemion’s Sweet 16

Big news for Ole in what is an otherwise slow-moving week at the top… VIEW FROM THE TOP It’s Ole’s ...


April 08 2015, by Eric Danis

GPM draw unveiled

GPM draw party sees the world’s best gather in Malta

36 of the 40 players entered in this weekend’s Global Poker Masters – including a fashionable late Ole Schemion – ...


March 21 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Another personal best for Ole

GPI300: 12 in a row for Ole, Zinno and Leah trending

A new personal best for Schemion while a back-to-back WPT Champion pushes his way into Top 10 contention… THIS WEEK’S HIGHLIGHTS ...


March 11 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Kitai, Duhamel, Negreanu all move up

GPI300: Kitai, Negreanu, Duhamel moving up

A trio of WSOP bracelet winners keep trending inside the Top 10… VIEW FROM THE TOP Make it 11 weeks ...


March 04 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Buddiga, Kitai, Negreanu trending

GPI300: Buddiga, Kitai back up; Kid Poker returns to Top 10

Tons of action at the top of the GPI World Poker Rankings… The latest GPI rankings were released earlier today ...


February 25 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Schemion goes streaking!

GPI300: Schemion streaking; pair of former #1s on Top 10 bubble

Schemion’s career best plus a pair of former #1 beasts sit on the side… VIEW FROM THE TOP Ole Schemion (GPI#1, ...


February 18 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Schemion matches personal best
Byron Kaverman

GPI300: Schemion matches personal best; Kaverman surging

Ole still trending while Byron is on the cups of a return to the Top 10… VIEW FROM THE TOP ...


February 11 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Schemion scores again, Hello Mr. Ivey

GPI300: Schemion extends lead; Ivey returns to 300

The German sensation adds to his points total after successful trip to Austrlia… VIEW FROM THE TOP For the second ...


February 04 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Buddiga, O'Dwyer off to good starts

GPI300: Buddiga continues strong start to 2015, O’Dwyer trending

Buddiga and O’Dwyer start off strong, which shows in this week’s update… VIEW FROM THE TOP For a sixth straight ...


January 28 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Kenney moves up, three stars move back to Top 10

GPI300: Bryn Kenney’s push, three stars return to Top 10

Schemion leads, Kenney trails and three stars return to the Top 10… VIEW FROM THE TOP Ole Schemion (GPI#1, =) retains the #1 ...


January 21 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Buddiga moves to #2

GPI300: Buddiga, others make good use of PCA performances

Ole Schemion retains the top spot while the rest of the Top 10 moves around a bit… VIEW FROM THE ...


January 14 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Schemion extends his lead

GPI300: 2015 begins with Ole’s lead increasing and The Magician disappearing

Schemion continues to roll as he increases his lead atop the GPI World Poker Rankings to kickoff 2015… VIEW FROM ...


January 07 2015, by Eric Danis

Colman, Schemion, Jacobson win PoY titles

Colman, Schemion, Jacobson highlight GPI PoY winners for 2014

Congratulations go out to Daniel Colman (GPI#5) on winning the 2014 Global Poker Index Player of the Year title. Once ...


January 06 2015, by Eric Danis

Players, countries revealed for Global Poker Masters

List of initial players, countries qualified for Global Poker Masters 2015 revealed

The inaugural Global Poker Masters, deemed poker’s World Cup, will take place on March 21 and 22 during the EPT ...


January 05 2015, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Colman makes one final push in 2014

GPI300: Colman makes one last push to end 2014; Cheong returns to Top 10

The biggest newsmaker in 2014 continues to thrive while a familiar face returns to the Top 10 VIEW FROM THE ...


December 31 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Smith's streak stopped by Schemion

GPI300: Schemion stops Smith’s streak; Colman debuts in Top 10

Ole Schemion takes over the top spot in the GPI World Poker Rankings once again… VIEW FROM THE TOP After 17 ...


December 24 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Kitai, Buddiga makes noise in Top 10

GPI300: Kitai moves to #3 while Buddiga makes Top 10 debut

Kitai and Buddiga highlight this week’s rankings update … GPI300 UPDATE What a week for Triple Crown winner Davidi Kitai (GPI#3 ...


December 17 2014, by Eric Danis

Down to the wire in various GPI PoY races

Schemion v Kitai, Cohen v Selbst + other PoY races going down to the wire

Just a few days ago we went through every possible scenario in the GPI Player of the Year race, currently ...


December 15 2014, by Eric Danis

Last call for the GPI PoY race

The race is on for GPI Player of the Year

The 2014 poker season is coming to a close but there is still a flurry of activity on the live ...


December 12 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Schemion shines again

GPI300: Another late-season surge for Schemion

Although the names stay the same, there is plenty of movement inside the Top 10 this week … PLAYER OF THE ...


December 03 2014, by Eric Danis

Tournament Report: Nov 25-Dec 1, 2014

GPI Tournament Report: Nov 25-Dec 1, 2014

All the poker results from the past seven days on the live tournament circuit: WPT MONTREAL partypoker World Poker Tour (WPT) Montreal ...


December 02 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI Daily News

GPI300: All calm ahead of the Schemion storm

The song remains the same this week as our Top 10 remains 100% intact as we await Schemion’s latest score … VIEW ...


November 26 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Seiver, Mercier switch spots

GPI300: Seiver, Mercier switch spots near the top, Schemion slips to #9

A pair of American superstars swap places near the top while the members of the Top 10 remain the same ...


November 19 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI Daily News

GPI300: After Negreanu, it’s Schemion’s turn to drop, Mercier on the cusp

Ole Schemion takes a step back in this week’s GPI World Poker Rankings … VIEW FROM THE TOP Dan Smith (GPI#1, =) ...


October 29 2014, by Eric Danis

Dan Smith returns to #1

GPI300: Smith returns to #1, Kitai makes Top 10 debut

Dan Smith becomes third player ever to crack 4,000-point barrier while Davidi Kitai makes Belgian history … VIEW FROM THE TOP ...


August 27 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI Update

GPI300: All calm at the top as Barcelona begins

Top 8 stays the same as 100th EPT festival kicks off in Barcelona … PAHUJA BACK IN TOP 10 The more ...


August 20 2014, by Eric Danis

Schemion still shines atop GPI World Rankings

GPI300: Schemion still on top, Negreanu returns to #2

Dan Smith moves back one as Daniel Negreanu returns to #2 in the World Rankings … VIEW FROM THE TOP After ...


August 13 2014, by Eric Danis

Schemion and Smith Switcheroo

GPI300: Schemion and Smith swap, Jacobson returns to Top 10

The battle between Schemion and Smith continues while a November Niner returns to the GPI Top 10… VIEW FROM THE ...


August 06 2014, by Eric Danis

Bilokur leads GPI PoY leaderboard

2014 GPI PoY: Alex Bilokur leaves WSOP with the lead

Alex Bilokur takes the GPI PoY lead into the final months of the 2014 poker season… BILOKUR HOLDS SLIM LEAD ...


July 24 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Schemion, Schindler Grab the Headlines

GPI300: Schemion Surging, Schindler Makes Top 10 Debut

The battle between Smith and Schemion is heating up while Jacob Schindler joins poker’s elite for the very first time… ...


July 23 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI300: Smith, Mercier Making Moves

GPI300 Numbers: Dan Smith to #2, Jason Mercier to #8

Currently sixth in chips in the Main Event, Dan Smith’s day already started off on the right foot knowing that ...


July 12 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI World Poker Rankings: Schemion Returns to the Top

GPI300 Numbers: Schemion Back on Top

Ole Schemion and Vanessa Selbst flip-flop this week as the young German regains the #1 position atop the GPI World ...


July 02 2014, by Eric Danis

Selbst Still the 1

GPI300 Numbers: Selbst Still the 1, Chidwick Back in Top 10

Vanessa Selbst begins her second week at the top of the GPI300 while Ole Schemion makes his long-awaited World Series ...


June 25 2014, by Eric Danis

Schemion Slipping

GPI300: Schemion Slips Again, Seidel Back in the Picture

Ole Schemion is suddenly barely holding on to the #1 spot while a former World #1 returns near the top… ...


June 14 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI Update

GPI300: Selbst, Negreanu, Hellmuth All Trending

Vanessa Selbst’s bracelet victory brings her one step closer to the top and two big names make bold moves inside ...


June 04 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI Update

GPI300: Duhamel Up Again, Mad Marvin Drops

Wondering who would be ranked #1 once the WSOP would kick off? Plus, a former WSOP World Champion picks up ...


May 28 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI Daily News

PokerNews GPI Update Podcast | Episode #18

The 18th episode of the PokerNews GPI Update is now available for your listening pleasure! POKERNEWS GPI UPDATE PokerNews Senior Editor ...


May 22 2014, by Eric Danis

GPI Daily News

GPI300: World Champ Riess Enters 300 in Time for WSOP

We’re only days away from the start of the 45th World Series of Poker and the reigning Main Event Champion made ...


May 21 2014, by Eric Danis